• Lifestyle

    Glasses and Contacts

    I never enjoyed wearing glasses when I was younger. They gave me headaches and I thought I looked stupid. That changed as I got older though. I remember getting into high…

  • Lifestyle

    Celebrate yourself this Valentine’s Day

    Flowers and candy are good and all but let’s remember what Valentine’s Day is all about. It’s about showing love to yourself and the ones you love most. Even if you’re…

  • Shopping

    A Space Oddity

    There are a handful of nerd havens in Amsterdam. Most of them remain unexplored by us but there is one that we frequent. It’s called A Space Oddity. I’ve written about A Space…

  • Lifestyle

    Some old photos

    Sander’s been sick and the weather here has been pretty bad. It’s been so windy that the rainstorms hit us from the side! I decided now would be a good time…

  • Food

    Dutch Easter treats

    This is more of a hint of what’s to come. It’s still only February. Even though the Dutch don’t normally celebrate Valentine’s Day, I’d still like to talk about it. But Easter…

  • Lifestyle

    Spring to do list

    The start of this year has been a bit slow. It’s been chilly outside and I’ve been taking it easy with books and heavy blankets. I still have a lot to…

  • Food

    Proeflokaal Bregje

    It’s been ages since we’ve gone out to eat. Eating at home is cheaper, easier, and just plain wholesome for us. We do, however, belong to a large group of Pokémon…

  • Food

    Roze Muisjes (Little Pink Mice)

    The Netherlands has dozens of old traditions. I’m at the point in my studies where I’m learning about everyday Dutch culture. One chapter discussed parties and events. Now I know we…